Kurt Busch drives during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race in Fort Worth, Texas, on Nov. 2, 2014. Busch was recently suspended indefinitely amid domestic violence accusations. Larry Papke/AP hide caption

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Josef Joffe, author of The Myth of America's Decline, says the U.S. remains a world leader in education, economic performance and innovation. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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UNC Tar Heels head basketball coach Dean Smith gives instructions during a 1997 playoff game against the Colorado Buffaloes. Smith died Saturday. He was 83. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images hide caption

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NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams admits that his story of being on a helicopter hit by enemy fire in Iraq in 2003 was untrue and has apologized to troops and viewers. Monica Schipper/Getty Images hide caption

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